Entries by Elizabeth Aungier

One thing I know for sure

The one thing I know for sure is that Advocacy is the key to helping your loved one achieve the death they truly want!!! What do I mean by that? Very simply, advocating for your loved one, creates a death positive environment. Your loved ones will face so many hurdles and will question themselves.  The

WHAT NOT TO SAY TO A DYING PERSON

So many of you have reached out and ask how to talk to someone who’s dying. You want to know the dos and don’ts when you communicate with friends and loved ones because you’re afraid you’ll make a mistake.  Being present is the biggest DO.  After that, here are a few things to consider… Do Not:

HOSPICE: A life raft during the last days

When I tell people I own a hospice, as well as a consulting company for end of life support, I invariably hear, “That has to be hard, I don’t know how you do that?” or “I really admire you, I could never do that”.  From time to time I even get, “How morbid.  Why on